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GOP gubernatorial candidates square off in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD - Colorado's three Republican candidates for governor drew few distinctions among themselves Tuesday night ina debate.Former Congressman Scott McInnis, state Sen. Josh Penry and...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Marijuana clinics dealt legal blow

DENVER - Medical marijuana growers lost their legal cover Tuesday when the state Board of Health reversed a rule itadopted this summer. In a hastily arranged meeting, the board voted 9-0 to...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Council approves chickens in town

In a rare 3-2 vote, and after a year-and-a-half of discussions, the Durango City Council approved a measure allowingthe keeping of chickens in city limits at Tuesday's meeting. After the vote,...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salazar supporting House health bill

Rep. John Salazar, D-Manassa, said Monday he intends to vote in favor of the proposed House version of the AffordableHealth Care for America Act released earlier in the day. "It has become clear...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

PERA gives solvency plan to panel

DENVER - Legislators got their first chance Monday to hear the Public Employees Retirement Association present itsmultibillion-dollar rescue plan. The plan calls for lower benefits for employees...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Salsa stars

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Court tells Pagosa utility district to try again on water rights case

DENVER - The state Supreme Court has rejected a Pagosa Springs utility's second attempt to claim water for thefast-growing community, saying it needs to present better evidence of how much water it...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango's Roller Girls building mean machine

A 2-inch-thick cell-foam mat doesn't deaden a fall onto cold concrete as well as one might think. In fact, even in fullpads and a skirt, running and jumping onto and rattling off an unyielding blue...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fracing foes concur on water study

Finally, something people agree on.Leaders both nationally and locally have been divided on hydraulic fracturing and its potential to contaminatedrinking-water supplies.But a call from Congress for...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cortez school district fills vacant board position

Cortez resident Brian Demby was unanimously appointed by the Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 board to fill theDistrict F board of director's seat Tuesday.A lack of interest in the seat during...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Holidays are here

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

School district backs petitions

Durango School District 9-R is taking part in a statewide initiative and petition drive to ask the Colorado Legislatureto protect funding for public education.The petition, called Honor 23 "Put...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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